We are excited to partner with Easterseals DC MD VA to ensure the continuation of the vital Robert S. Wilson Community Respite, A Signature Program of The Robert Irvine Foundation.

Teaming Up With Easterseals DC MD VA

The Robert S. Wilson Community Respite program cares for the needs of children with and without disabilities of wounded warriors, veterans, active-duty military, first responders, and civilian families. All activities are theme-based and interactive.

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Monthly Family Kits

To support families during COVID-19, Easterseals DC MD VA is providing monthly Family Kits containing a “Do It Yourself” activity. Each kit has a different theme and the activities are age-appropriate for the whole family and stress-free. Whether decorating cookies, painting birdhouses, or unleashing their inner creativity with an arts & craft box, the entire family is sure to have fun together.

*The number of kits is limited.

How to Enroll

To enroll your family in the program, please e-mail ([email protected]) for an enrollment form.

Robert “Bob” Wilson believed that every person deserves a chance to live, learn, work, and play in the community, including children with disabilities, “Little Warriors” – children of wounded warriors – and those who care for them. The Robert S. Wilson, Jr. Community Respite Program at Easterseals DC MD VA continues Bob’s legacy of leadership and volunteerism by providing critical support to these families.


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